Six ways Northwest Natives are using tech to save their languages

Many Native languages have few surviving speakers, but with the help of technology, Pacific Northwest tribes are trying to reverse the trend.
May 29, 2019

How to be an ally to Muslims during Ramadan

It’s the middle of Ramadan, a Muslim holy month of fasting and prayer. Here are a few things to know in order to be a good ally this month.
May 14, 2019

Black women STEM professionals examine the costs of code-switching

At the Black Women in STEM 2.0 event “Code Switching or Soul Switching,” panelists examined the dilemma of "fitting in" or "standing in your truth."
May 2, 2019

Chef in Mexico seeks to instill taste for indigenous cuisine

Claudia Ruiz Santiz, whose family is part of the Tsotsil population, recreates recipes from her grandmother’s kitchen at Kokonó, her restaurant in Chiapas.
Apr 25, 2019

Photo essay: An apology to the Duwamish

People gathered at the Duwamish Longhouse to offer an apology to the Duwamish Tribe for the colonization and ongoing occupation of their lands.
Apr 22, 2019

A center of support for undocumented university students

Leadership Without Borders at the University of Washington shows how institutions can provide help that makes a difference to undocumented students.
Apr 17, 2019

Global travel shapes views of diversity in higher ed

The National Association for Diversity Officers in Higher Education's international trips help give global context to the work of helping students of color.
Apr 9, 2019

Cambodia art journey reflects the nation’s modern hope

A tour of more than 20 artists in Cambodia reflects the long and complex history of the country and the resilience of its people.
Apr 3, 2019

Mexican football player with visual impairment finds new future in sport

After injuring his eye, a Mexican football player thought his chances of going professional were over. Now, a major opportunity has given him a new purpose.
Apr 1, 2019

Wing Luke museum examines legacy of Seattle housing discrimination

"Excluded, Inside the Lines" explores the history and lasting effects of housing discrimination and redlining in Seattle on communities of color.
Mar 12, 2019

Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Matt Chan

Matt Chan talks about how technology is serving citizen journalism and community storytelling, and empowering communities through media education.
Feb 27, 2019

Decolonizing Thanksgiving: Practicing gratitude while acknowledging Native history

Thanksgiving, often considered the quintessential all-American holiday, is a favorite for many families across the United States. However, practicing gratitude doesn’t have to erase Native history or the current presence and survival of Indigenous peoples.
Nov 21, 2018

Changing names is just one cost of immigrant life in the U.S.

Many choose to adopt American names to fit in, but immigrants often feel further pressure to change their entire lifestyles: what they eat, how they dress and how they speak.
Nov 20, 2018

“No Blueprint” offers new blueprint for local podcasts

The Seattle podcast No Blueprint focuses on local artists and entrepreneurs of color — and answers a call for representation for people of color in media.
Jun 21, 2018

A family faces racism at a memorial: “Hey. This is America.”

James Hong says his family won't be intimidated by a racist encounter at a 9/11 memorial.
May 31, 2018

Black Panther Party celebrates 50 years in Seattle

The celebration focused on the Black Panther Party's legacy in Seattle and highlighted civil rights activism from the 1960s to today.
May 7, 2018

Seattle’s communities of color lack trees

While Seattle aims for a goal of 30 percent urban tree coverage, the Chinatown-International District neighborhood has lagged behind other neighborhoods in getting trees.
Apr 26, 2018

Third DACA decision opens the gate for new applicants

A George W. Bush-appointed judge called the Trump administration's roll back of DACA "capricious and arbitrary."
Apr 25, 2018

UW study asks if ethnicity-based microaggressions affect health

The researchers are seeking participants who are black, Latino or multiracial, who will be compensated $10 for their time and a blood sample.
Apr 24, 2018

What Trump’s support for Israel means for Seattle’s Jews

As the Trump administration prepares to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, American Jews are far from unanimous about the president's policies.
Apr 18, 2018